Davisson-Germer experiment


Davisson-Germer experiment
/day"veuh seuhn gerr"meuhr/, Physics.
an experiment that verified the wave properties of matter by showing that a beam of electrons is diffracted by a crystal at an angle dependent upon the velocity of the electrons.
[named after C. J. DAVISSON and Lester Halbert Germer (1896-1971), American physicists]

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